August 5, 2015
Objective: Students will develop a foreign policy proposal regarding fragile states, which they will plan to submit to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
July 28, 2015
Veteran journalist Tim McGirk explains how an ill-considered CIA plan to catch Osama bin Laden in Pakistan led to a polio outbreak that spread beyond borders.
March 28, 2015
Journalist Michael Scott Moore was held hostage for 32 months by Somali pirates. He is recovering. Will Somalia ever recover?
March 26, 2015
Reportage illustrator George Butler provides a first-hand impression of how things are developing in Afghanistan—and how life continues despite the uncertainty of the country's situation.
December 5, 2014
Joshua Hammer discuses his experience in Mali while working on his project, "Taking Timbuktu: Music, Manuscripts and Madness at the Edge of the Sahara."
August 21, 2014
At the end of another fantastic, collaborative summer with Free Spirit Media, we take a look back at the learning process behind the student-produced documentaries.
March 24, 2014
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
February 13, 2014
Pulitzer Center grantee Jeffrey Stern talks about his project reporting on the lives of ordinary Afghans.
November 23, 2013
Journalists Alisa Roth and Hugh Eakin traveled the perimeter of Syria, to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Northern Iraq to cover the Syrian refugee crisis.
November 22, 2013 /
Paul Salopek and Homa Tavangar discuss the educational implications of Paul Salopek's "Out of Eden" seven year walk.